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Use of curlleaf mountain-mahogany by mule deer on a transition range.Author(s): J. Edward Dealy; Paul J. Edgerton; Wayne G. Williams
Source: Res. Note PNW-RN-439. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 6 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionUsing the pellet-group sampling method, we concluded that migrating mule deer showed no preference in use between two ratios of curlleaf mountain-mahogany cover and openings on a northern California transition range. Where there is a need to develop forage openings in transition habitats dominated by dense thickets of curlleaf mountain-mahogany, manipulation of cover levels within the extremes tested in this study should provide sound management options.
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CitationDealy, J. Edward; Edgerton, Paul J.; Williams, Wayne G. 1986. Use of curlleaf mountain-mahogany by mule deer on a transition range. Res. Note PNW-RN-439. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 6 p
Keywordswildlife habitat, deer (mule), curlleaf mountain-mahogany
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